PE man killed in attack on furniture truck. A 47-year-old Port Elizabeth man was killed and another ...

PE man killed in attack on furniture truck.

A 47-year-old Port Elizabeth man was killed and another man was wounded when gunmen attacked a furniture truck in Zwide on Friday.

Police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu, said the incident occurred in Ngona


Street just before 11 am when the driver of a furniture truck stopped at a house to a make a delivery.

She says the driver of a bakkie which had been escorting the delivery truck was shot in the head by three men who took his bakkie and a gas pistol.

The vehicle was found abandoned a short distance away.

Naidu said during the shooting a 51-year-old man who was helping to off-load the goods from the


truck was hit by a bullet in the stomach and taken to hospital in critical condition.

"Nothing was taken and police are investigating a case of murder and attempted murder. Police suspect that the motive for the shootings is robbery," she said.

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